As a Managing Director at VOX, Alex Co-Chairs the VOX Sustainability and Technology practice groups, helping to oversee and execute Corporate Sustainability and tech focused initiatives for several VOX Clients.
Before joining VOX, Alex spent four years at Sprint Nextel where he led all of the company’s CSR and sustainability communications efforts including the award-winning national product launch of Sprint’s first eco-friendly wireless device. At Sprint, Alex also launched the company’s @SprintGreenNews CSR-focused twitter feed and managed all external communications and media relations for Sprint’s corporate and consumer focused sustainability initiatives including topics such as wireless recycling, sustainable product design, alternative energy use and employee engagement.
Prior to Sprint, Alex worked at the National Football League for the Washington Redskins where he was hired by the team owner to build a community relations program for the team from the ground up, including the establishment of the team’s 501c3 non-profit foundation, The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. As Director of Charitable Foundation and Community Affairs, Alex oversaw the creation of the team’s signature community programs, which are still active today, and managed relationships with team sponsors, local media and government officials.
Alex started his career in Boston with Arnold Public Relations, working on accounts including McDonald’s and Volkswagen of North America. For McDonald’s he managed media relations, crisis communications, new product launches and served as the foundation manager for two local Ronald McDonald House Charities Chapters in New England. As foundation manager, his responsibilities included community outreach, corporate grant making and media relations.
A graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, Alex currently resides in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and two young daughters and is active in the DC community serving on the board of the Boys & Girls Club of Fairfax County. In his spare time, Alex is a self-professed weather geek and avid Washington Redskins fan.